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News Briefs: MediaTek-based Chromebooks, Samsung Pay on Gear A & more

MediaTek-powered Chromebooks to arrive in late 2015/ early 2016 MediaTek has revealed that it is working on processors to be used in Google Chromebooks. The company president C.J. Hsieh stated at the Computex trade fair last week that although in limited number, it has major Chromebook manufacturers as clients and the same will be confirmed […]

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Acer announces Iconia One 8 B1-830 & Iconia One 7 B1-760HD tablets

While Asus has plenty to showcase on the Android front at the Computex 2015 trade fair, which officially opens June 2 in Taipei, Acer will just be demoing two new Android tablets. Announced in a pre-event press release, the new Acer Iconia One 8 (B1-830) and Iconia One 7 (B1-760HD) tablets will be available in […]

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XOLO & Nexian Chromebooks debut in India, priced at INR 12,999

Google on Friday announced the launch of the new Chromebook models from XOLO and Indonesia’s Nexian in the Indian market. The XOLO and Nexian Chromebooks have been priced at INR 12,999 and will go on sale in the next few days. The pre-orders are now live for Nexian Air Chromebook. Originally announced in March this […]

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Lenovo introduces ThinkCentre Chromebox Tiny at $199

Lenovo on Monday introduced its new ThinkCentre Chromebox line-up for education and small business users. The first device in this line-up is the company’s ThinkCentre Chromebox Tiny, a small Chromebox, which will go on sale beginning June in the US at $199. According to the company, the Chromebox Tiny is also compatible with the company’s […]

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News Briefs: Chrome OS update, CM 12.1 nightlies & Field Trip on Android Wear

Chrome OS update brings new launcher, updated Files app & more Google has started rolling out a new stable channel update for the Chrome OS machines. The update carries version number 42.0.2311.87 and brings new features, updated applications and bug-fixes. Here is a quick look at the update highlights Updated Files app with Material Design […]

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Acer announces Chromebase All-in-One desktop with touchscreen

Taiwanese manufacturer Acer on Wednesday introduced its first Chrome OS all-in-one (AiO) desktop line-up in the form of Acer Chromebase series. The first model in this Acer line-up is a touch-enabled AiO, which comes with a 21.5-inch 1080p display. “The touch-enabled configuration of the Acer Chromebase is the industry’s first all-in-one Chrome OS desktop with […]